Al-Qa'ida in Mali targeted
The Treasury Department announced Tuesday that OFAC, in concert with the Department of State, took action targeting Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM), a previously designated west African terrorist group, by designating a JNIM leader as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) under Executive Order 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism. OFAC designated Bah Ag Moussa for acting for or on behalf of JNIM. OFAC also designated Bah Ag Moussa for acting for or on behalf of JNIM leader Iyad ag Ghali, designated in 2013. The Department of State also designated Ali Maychou as an SDGT. For identity information, see BankersOnline's OFAC Update.
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